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BEST & WORST U.S. FB CITIES

Edited WalletHub Release — With Super Bowl LIV just days away, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its Super Bowl LIV By The Numbers infographic together with its report on 2020’s Best & Worst Cities for Football Fans as well as accompanying videos.

To determine the best places for loving on America’s favorite sport, WalletHub compared more than 240 U.S. cities with at least one college or professional football team based on 21 key metrics. The data set ranges from number of NFL and college football teams to average ticket prices.

Make sure to check out the infographic for cool stats about the biggest sporting event of the year. Here are some highlights from each report:

Best Cities for Football Fans Worst Cities for Football Fans
1. Pittsburgh, PA 236. El Paso, TX
2. Boston, MA 237. Lawrence, KS
3. Dallas, TX 238. Louisville, KY
4. Green Bay, WI 239. New Britain, CT
5. New York, NY 240. Columbia, SC
6. New Orleans, LA 241. Ithaca, NY
7. Miami, FL 242. Davidson, NC
8. San Francisco, CA 243. Providence, RI
9. Philadelphia, PA 244. Valparaiso, IN
10. Oakland, CA 245. Brookville, NY

To view the full report and your city’s rank, please visit: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-cities-for-football-fans/9691/

Super Bowl LIV By The Numbers

  • $5,706: The average cost of a ticket to the past five Super Bowls.
     
  • $5.6 Million: The average cost for a 30-second commercial during Super Bowl LIV (up 107% since 2008).
     
  • 1.4 Billion: The number of chicken wings that will be eaten during the Super Bowl weekend, along with at least 11.2 million pounds of chips, 8 million pounds of guacamole and 10 million pounds of ribs.
     
  • 1 in 2: Share of people who would sacrifice their vacation days for one year to watch their team win the Super Bowl. More than 1 in 3 would give up their annual bonus
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